Questions & Answers

What is a boil water order?

How can a cross-connection result in pollution of treated drinking water?

Does the quality of drinking water in a distribution system tend to degrade over time?

How does a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) get distributed to the public?

Is community water fluoridation a cost-effective method for disease prevention?

How can nitrifying bacteria cause problems in a municipal water distribution system?

Other than preventing the frequent occurrence of stagnant water, what are some of the other advantages of having a looped distribution system instead of dead-end distribution lines?

How many types of drinking water customer categories are there for a community water system?

Can distribution line flushing cause water quality problems?

What is a normal rate of unaccounted for water loss from a public water system?

Are there any benefits to installing automatic hydrant flushing units on water distribution systems?

What is the difference between surface and ground water?

How much does it cost to fluoridate drinking water?

Is ground water important?

What is Nonpoint Source (NPS) pollution?

What is Cryptosporidium?

What are coliform bacteria?

What is the earliest record of a civilized society having a sophisticated water and wastewater distribution system?